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This Given Sunday:
It seems like an obvious statement to make, but Ed Reed is a key to the Ravens' defense, and John Harbaugh thinks he'll have the Ravens' star safety back.
Harbaugh told 105.7 The Fan, "He’s going to play this year and be here. It looks like that is the case."
Ray Lewis has always been the face of the Ravens' defense, but linebackers are not the premium position that safeties are becoming in the NFL. Lewis may be far more vocal than Reed, but I would argue that the Ravens would have a far more difficult time replacing Ed Reed than they will when Ray Lewis eventually retires.
As time continues to move on without any definitive statement regarding Reed's future from either the team or the man himself, it seems more and more likely that he'll play at least one more season. If, however, he decides that he wants to walk away from the game, he'll leave a massive gap in the Ravens defense that no one else in the league could fill.
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Safety Ed Reed was back with the Ravens on Thursday, another strong signal that he'd be on the field with Baltimore this season despite continued cryptic messages that he would consider skipping camp and possibly part of the season. Reed took part in a workout at team headquarters that was recorded by the Ravens and posted on the team's official website. He did not participate...
After an offseason of “will he, won’t he” in regards of Ed Reed’s desire to play in 2012, Reed has confirmed what many, including teammate Ray Lewis, have believed all along, the Reed will play football this season. 2012 will be Reed’s 11th NFL season, all with the Ravens. Reed, who skipped minicamp, was seen at the Ravens facility this week and is expected to be there...
Just a day after saying he was going to play this season, safety Ed Reed was at the Baltimore Ravens team facility working out and it was all caught on camera.
After watching the video, I’ve come to the conclusion that I need to work out like Ed, so I can get some ripped abs like him.
All joking aside, we still don’t know if Reed plans on showing up to training...
It kills me when I hear the cliche "the Ravens are too old to compete for a Super Bowl"...I guess some folks are looking only at the aging process of Ray Lewis and the calendar catching up to Ed Reed... both of whom, by the way, played at All-Pro levels last season.But to those naysayers and clockwatchers I have some sound advice--- look at the youth movement that now dominates...
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